Andante Andante

Inspired by the ABBA song of the same name from Mamma Mia, the movie.
Here’s the meaning of the word, which I had to look up –
anˈdante (MUSIC)
adverb & adjective : (especially as a direction) in a moderately slow tempo.
noun : a movement, passage, or composition marked to be performed andante. Continue reading →

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FOUR LETTER WORD ABBREVIATIONS

I came across a new word recently; an abbreviation, really – FOMO, the Fear Of Missing Out. Purportedly explaining why, like lemmings, we are all jumping onto the same bandwagon that we see others doing. Be it at work, running at a frantic, frenetic pace in the race to corporate head honcho-dom or megabucks. Or in our personal lives, to acquire bigger, better tangibles before the other guy.

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APARANTA (Beyond the Beyond)

This phantasmagorical world we live in
Full of wonderment
Sparking the imagination
Captivating the senses
A mirage of moha* and maya^
An experiential delight

The things we do
In pursuit of challenge and achievement
Elusive dreams and obsessive desires Continue reading →

SIMPLE PLEASURES

There’s something about…

…the scent of monsoon in the air

… the wind in your hair

…the breeze against your face

…the sun on your skin

…the grass beneath your feet

…a book in your hands

…a dog cuddled in your lap

…a melody playing in your ears

…a song in your heart

…a prayer upon your lips

…happiness in your mind